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Passerine  adj.  (Zool.) Of or pertaining to the Passeres. "The columbine, gallinaceous, and passerine tribes people the fruit trees."

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"Passerine" Quotes from Famous Books

... week in January to the end of February; and in September and October travelling south. Probably not fewer than a dozen species of the plover order are breeders on the great austral continent; also other aquatic birds—ducks and geese; and many Passerine birds, ...
— The Naturalist in La Plata • W. H. Hudson

Words linked to "Passerine" :   passeriform bird, true sparrow, jenny wren, sparrow, broadbill, order Passeriformes, scrubbird, oscine, Passeriformes, nonpasserine, scrub bird, oscine bird, tyrannid, lyrebird, wren, bird, scrub-bird

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